After the interviews and celebrations had ended, Schmitt returned to the University of Georgia to continue her collegiate swimming career.
Over time, she became increasingly withdrawn, missing classes and practices, and her swimming performances began to fall off.
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Leaders at The Institute of Living recently took part in a discussion on WNPR's “The Colin Mc Enroe Show” focusing on a new book about a famous surgical case that took place at Hartford Hospital in the 1950s. M.: A Story of Memory, Madness and Family Secrets,” explores the profound impact of a case in which noted surgeon William Beecher Scoville removed sections of a patient’s medial temporal lobes bilaterally.
It was January of 2015 when Allison Schmitt hit rock bottom – not that you could guess by looking at her.
At her lowest point, as she drove to watch her sister play hockey, Schmitt thought of driving off the road and ending her life.